Planet Kepler-62 b

Name Kepler-62 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2013
Mass 0.028 ( -0.028 +0.0 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.0553 (± 0.0005) AU
Orbital Period 5.714932 (± 9e-06) JD
Eccentricity
ω
Tperi
Radius 0.117 (± 0.0036) RJ
Inclination 89.2 (± 0.4) deg
Update 2014-05-22
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Molecules
Primary transit 2455003.9189 (± 0.0009) JD
Secondary transit
λ
Impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitude
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Star

Kepler-62
Name Kepler-62
Distance
Spectral type K2V
Apparent magnitude V 14.0
Mass 0.69 (± 0.02) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 4869.0 K
Radius 0.63 (± 0.02) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.21
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 18:52:51.0
Dec2000 +45:20:60
Alternate Names
Planetary system
5 planets

Remarks

Alias KOI-701
Alias 2MASS 18525105+4520595

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

The planet mass upper limit is not inferred from RV measurements but from the planet radius and a planet model (Borucki et al. 2013).

Related publications

How alien can alien worlds be?
2017 ADIBEKYAN F., FIGUEIRA P. & SANTOS N.
in EWASS Special Session 4 (2017): Star-planet interactions
arxiv  

Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanetary Systems Kepler-62, HD 200964 and Kepler-11
2016 MIA R. & KUSHVAH B.
MNRAS, 457, 1089
paper  arxiv  

Gravitational quantization of exoplanet orbits in HD 40307, $μ$ Ara, Kepler-26, Kepler-62, and Kepler-275: Comparing predicted orbits
2015 GEROYANNIS V.
arxiv  

Mercury-T: A new code to study tidally evolving multi-planet systems. Applications to Kepler-62
2015 BOLMONT E., RAYMOND S., LECONTE J., HERSANT F. & CORREIA A.
Astron. & Astrophys., accepted
arxiv  

Habitable Zone Dependence on Stellar Parameter Uncertainties
2014 KANE S.
ApJ, 782, 111
paper  arxiv 

Tidal evolution in multiple planet systems: application to Kepler-62 and Kepler-186
2014 BOLMONT E., RAYMOND S., LECONTE J., CORREIA A. & QUINTANA E.
in IAU Symposium No. 310
arxiv  

Kepler-62: A Five-Planet System with Planets of 1.4 and 1.6 Earth Radii in the Habitable Zone
2013 BORUCKI W., AGOL E., FRESSIN F., KALTENEGGER L., ROWE J. & 59 additional authors
Science, 340, 587
paper   arxiv